Mr Giangiacomo Olivi > Dentons > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

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20123 MILAN

Work Department

Intellectual Property and Technology


Giangiacomo Olivi is a partner in Dentons’ Milan office, Europe Co-head of the Data Privacy and Cybersecurity group and Europe Co-head of the Intellectual Property and Technology practice.

He assists clients, such as national and international companies as well as industrial associations, providing strategical and commercial legal advice in relation to technology, media and communications matters, with a specific focus on data management and digital transformation.

Giangiacomo handled some of the most relevant matters in relation to data protection, data privacy and GDPR compliance (including coordinating major projects from Italy also involving multiple jurisdictions). He also assists clients with regard to outsourcing and commercial transactions in a wide range of sectors.

Giangiacomo is renowned as one of the best TMT lawyers in Italy.


Before joining Dentons, he has been a partner of DLA Piper for more than ten years. Prior to that, he spent about five years as a partner of Carnelutti.


- Italian
- English
- French


Admitted to the Italian Bar, 1995


University of Modena, 1992, LLM

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Industry focus: Retail

(Leading individuals)

Giangiacomo OliviDentons

Dentons‘ team provides integrated advice through the collaboration of real estate, corporate, IP and TMT professionals. Practice head Giangiacomo Olivi acts as Europe co-head of the data privacy and cybersecurity group as well as of the IP and technology practice.

Italy > Data privacy and data protection

(Leading individuals)

Giangiacomo Olivi Dentons

In the data privacy space, Dentons‘ intellectual property and technology team  primarily focuses on AI, particularly as it relates to the financial services sector, and cybersecurity, having assisted numerous high-profile clients following sizeable data breaches. Giangiacomo Olivi, who acts as Europe co-head of the data privacy and cybersecurity group and also of the intellectual property and technology practice, is highly appreciated by the market for his experience across different sectors and countries, as he often advises clients in collaboration with the firm’s international offices. Associate Chiara Bocchi is also noted.

Italy > Industry focus: TMT

(Hall of Fame)

Giangiacomo OliviDentons

Dentons has a ‘great, competent and helpful’ TMT team, which focuses on matters in connection to the internet of things, cybersecurity, and digital media. Giangiacomo Olivi, who acts as Europe co-head of the data privacy and cybersecurity group and is a member of the firm’s IP and technology practice, is recognised as ‘an authority in the sector’ of data protection, data management and GDPR law. Chiara Bocchi consistently manages complex matters in a thoughtful way and navigates the tricky dynamics’ of the e-commerce, automotive and fashion sectors, in both contentious and non-contentious matters.